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foretop

[fawr-top, fohr-; for 1 also Nautical fawr-tuh p, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌtɒp, ˈfoʊr-; for 1 also Nautical ˈfɔr təp, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
a platform at the head of a fore lower mast of a ship.
2.
the forelock of an animal, especially a horse.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English fortop. See fore-, top1
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British Dictionary definitions for fore tops

foretop

/ˈfɔːˌtɒp; nautical ˈfɔːtəp/
noun
1.
(nautical) a platform at the top of the foremast
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